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Peacock, Susi; Cowan, John – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This paper opens by summarising the case for student-directed learning in online higher education as a means of bringing about the development and use of higher-level cognitive and interpersonal abilities such as critical and creative thinking. The writers refine their conceptualisations of student-direction, different to, but flowing from…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Excelencia in Education, 2018
Every year, "Excelencia" in Education receives submissions for Examples of "Excelencia" from across the country. Our criteria for recognition are focused on a program's success backed by evidence that shows its effectiveness in serving Latino students in higher education. Since 2005, we have recognized over 280 different…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Program Effectiveness, Student Needs
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Knewstubb, Bernadette; Nicholas, Howard – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2017
Numerous higher education researchers have studied the ways in which students' or academics' beliefs and conceptions affect their educational experiences and outcomes. However, studying the learning-teaching relationship has proved challenging, requiring researchers to simultaneously address both the invisible internal world(s) of the student and…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Educational Research, Research Methodology
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Miller, Michael T.; Tolliver, David V., III – IGI Global, 2017
Civic engagement initiatives and activities are crucial to the progression of modern society. By raising awareness of social issues and problems, citizens can make a greater impact and have their voices be heard. "Student Activism as a Vehicle for Change on College Campuses: Emerging Research and Opportunities" is a critical source of…
Descriptors: Activism, Educational Change, College Students, Social Discrimination
Valliant, Richard; Dever, Jill A.; Kreuter, Frauke – Springer, 2013
Survey sampling is fundamentally an applied field. The goal in this book is to put an array of tools at the fingertips of practitioners by explaining approaches long used by survey statisticians, illustrating how existing software can be used to solve survey problems, and developing some specialized software where needed. This book serves at least…
Descriptors: Sampling, Surveys, Computer Software, College Students
Billups, Felice D. – Association for Institutional Research, 2012
Institutional researchers (IRs) are often asked to conduct focus groups as an efficient way to address an institutional concern or problem. Typically, IR professionals depend on external consultants and specialists to conduct these group interviews for them; however, due to recent resource constraints (staffing, budgets), they are increasingly…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, College Students, Student Characteristics, Institutional Research
Lamis, Dorian A.; Lester, David – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2011
Suicide is currently the second leading cause of death among college students in the United States. This complex issue on college campuses is often overlooked, and this book combines the efforts from several leaders in the field of suicidology in an attempt to grasp a better understanding of college student suicide. The book is divided into four…
Descriptors: College Students, Prevention, At Risk Students, Suicide
Petchauer, Emery – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
College campuses have become rich sites of hip-hop culture and knowledge production. Despite the attention that campus personnel and researchers have paid to student life, the field of higher education has often misunderstood the ways that hip-hop culture exists in college students' lives. Based upon in-depth interviews, observations of…
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Music, Researchers
Flowers, Lamont A.; Pascarella, Ernest T. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
This book presents the results and implications of a major new national study exploring the effects of institutional racial composition on African American students' development and their educational outcomes, taking into account individuals' background characteristics, their perceptions of the institutional environment, and their experiences in…
Descriptors: African American Students, Institutional Research, Black Colleges, Educational Objectives
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, 2011
With support from the Lumina Foundation, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has launched HACU's Hispanic Higher Education Research Collective (H3ERC). The first major task of this virtual gathering of researchers and practitioners in Hispanic higher education has been to assess the state of our knowledge of the key issues…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Agenda Setting, Educational Change, Researchers
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Aldiabat, Khaldoun M.; Le Navenec, Carole-Lynne – Qualitative Report, 2011
Although many researchers have discussed the historical relationship between the Grounded Theory methodology and Symbolic Interactionism, they have not clearly articulated the congruency of their salient concepts and assumptions. The purpose of this paper is to provide a thorough discussion of this congruency. A hypothetical example about smoking…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Qualitative Research, Self Concept, Perspective Taking
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Chen, Pu-Shih Daniel; Gonyea, Robert M.; Sarraf, Shimon A.; BrckaLorenz, Allison; Korkmaz, Ali; Lambert, Amber D.; Shoup, Rick; Williams, Julie M. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2009
Colleges and universities in the United States are being challenged to assess student outcomes and the quality of programs and services. One of the more widely used sources of evidence is student engagement as measured by a cluster of student engagement surveys administered by the Center for Postsecondary Research at Indiana University. They…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Interpretation, National Surveys, College Students
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Lillibridge, Fred – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2008
This chapter presents a sophisticated approach for tracking student cohorts from entry through departure within an institution. It describes how a researcher can create a student tracking model to perform longitudinal research on student cohorts. (Contains 3 tables and 2 figures.)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Longitudinal Studies, Models, Research Methodology
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LoSchiavo, Frank M.; Shatz, Mark A.; Poling, Devereaux A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2008
In recent years, national policy experts have questioned the overall quality of educational research, and they have suggested that researchers strengthen their scientific methods by maximizing the use of experimental designs. To promote more rigorous methodology, we discuss several new and often-overlooked opportunities for incorporating…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Scholarship, Psychology, Experiments
Gallicchio, Vincent S. – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
The world continues to change rapidly and globalization is fostering common social, economic, and political agreements among countries. Agreements by governments have created opportunities to enhance educational and research endeavors that, by design, will remove barriers that previously have limited the flow of students, educators, researchers,…
Descriptors: International Educational Exchange, International Programs, Program Administration, Global Approach
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